Car sent plunging into river after collision with another vehicle in China

A car plunged into a river after having a collision with another vehicle in eastern China.

In the CCTV clip, shot in the city of Changshu in Jiangsu Province on January 1, a black car suddenly smashed through the guardrails on the roadside and fell into a river after having hitting a passing white car.

Another video shows nearby people, police and firefighters were rescuing the driver who was still trapped in his vehicle.

Finally, the driver was rescued successfully and sent to hospital. He has since woken up and is having further treatment.

The case is under further investigation, reports said.